Human Genetics (journal)

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Human Genetics  
Discipline Human genetics
Language English
Edited by David N. Cooper, Thomas J. Hudson
Publication details
Former name(s)
Publication history
Frequency Biweekly
Standard abbreviations
Hum. Genet.
ISSN 0340-6717 (print)
1432-1203 (web)
OCLC no. 663900873

Human Genetics is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of human genetics, including legal and social issues. It was established in 1964 by Arno Motulsky and Friedrich Vogel as the German-language Humangenetik, obtaining its current title in 1976.[1] It is published by Springer Science+Business Media and the editors-in-chief are David N. Cooper (Cardiff University) and Thomas J. Hudson (Ontario Institute for Cancer Research). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 4.633.[2]


  1. ^ Hudson, Thomas J. (2014). "Human Genetics' 50th Anniversary Issue". Human Genetics. 133 (4): 381–382. doi:10.1007/s00439-014-1433-5. PMID 24595704.
  2. ^ "Human Genetics". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.

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